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Chouinard #2: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Chouinard’s dancers threw themselves into the choreography and whipped through each phrase like demonic beasts. It’s just too bad Chouinard didn’t mix it up a bit.
December 14, 2011
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Chouinard #3: Marie Chouinard's Creatures

Wearing black bathing suits and hair-dos that brought to mind tentacles or caterpillars, Chouinard’s ten dancers gasped, writhed, spoked, stamped, and slithered through the company’s impassioned performance.
December 14, 2011
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Chouinard #4: Instructed by Creature

A troupe of aliens arrives in our midst. They are muscular, flightless bird creatures, and the first thing they hear is Chopin.
December 14, 2011
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Chouinard #5: Ballet on Hyperdrive

I’m always curious what will happen when a singular performer makes work for a big troupe. Which qualities will s/he pass along?
December 14, 2011
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Continuing the Conversation on the Role of Performance Criticism...

A dance maker reflects on where reviews fit and the role of citizen critics.
December 9, 2011
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Striking a CORD – the Philadelphia Conference

I’m often asked in apparent disbelief: “Do people actually research dance?”
December 1, 2011
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The Stage and Page: Thinking Dance Authors Arrive

A little about who we are, and the many places we're coming from, when we come into the room together to think about dance.
November 22, 2011
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